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A large uprooted evergreen tree leans over a West Fargo home Sunday evening along Main Avenue. David Samson / The Forum

Storm rips through Red River Valley to leave trail of damage and debris

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FARGO - A thunderstorm packing winds in excess of 70 mph tore through the Red River Valley late Monday, leaving behind a massive swath of damage and debris.

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Tornado sirens in the Fargo-Moorhead metro area sounded at 8:54 p.m. as the storm brought a wave of heavy rain and strong winds, snapping power poles, downing electric lines and trees, and littering darkened streets and yards with branches, garbage and construction debris.

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